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Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy jamaican jerk chicken recipe? Learn how to make jamaican jerk chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by deneeng1

Makes 6 servings



"Hot, succulent Jamaican Jerk Chicken is a tropical treat. You'll love the heat and flavor of this fiery marinade." (recipe from all recipes.com)

Recipe Ingredients for jamaican jerk chicken

6 breast, bone and skin removed Chicken, Breast, Meat Only
4 fruit+2"+dia limes
1 cup water
2 teaspoons ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 teaspoons dried thyme
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 onions, chopped
1 1/2 cups chopped green onions
6 cloves garlic, chopped
2 habanero peppers, chopped

Recipe Directions for jamaican jerk chicken

  1. Place chicken in a medium bowl. Cover with lime juice and water. Set aside.

  2. In a blender or food processor, place allspice, nutmeg, salt, brown sugar, thyme, ginger, black pepper and vegetable oil. Blend well, then mix in onions, green onions, garlic and habanero peppers until almost smooth.

  3. Pour most of the blended marinade mixture into bowl with chicken, reserving a small amount to use as a basting sauce while cooking. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

  4. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat.

  5. Brush grill grate with oil. Cook chicken slowly on the preheated grill. Turn frequently, basting often with remaining marinade mixture. Cook to desired doneness.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 343.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
378
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.1g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
146mg
49%
Sodium
525mg
22%
Potassium
690mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
14.1g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
55.2g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 73%
Calcium 9% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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